Instrument - Attenuated Total Reflectance-Fourier Transform Infrared Spectrophotometer

Short name:

Full name:
Attenuated Total Reflectance-Fourier Transform Infrared Spectrophotometer

What is being measured:
Particle filter extracts, fractionated particle filter extracts, organic gas-phase compounds

Sampling Protocol:


Cary 630

Instrument year :
None specified

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Raw data time resolution:
60 s

Analysis data averaging:

Detection limit:
1 ug

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Sampling method:
Liquid evaporation on ZnSe cell, or gas permeation through surface

Sample preparation method:
Filters extracted in ethyl acetate, standard solutions, synthesized standard solutions

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Chemical identification method:
IR-active vibrational frequencies of functional groups, and matching to standards.

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Calibration drift estimate:
No estimate

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Uncertainty estimation method:
Assumed uncertainty of +/- 50% based on imprecise solute depth, so penetration depth can be an issue.

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Additional notes:

Measurement uncertainty:
All measurements from this instrument have uncertainties of 50% of absolute value.

Measurement units:
Units are unnecessary.